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A medical instrument includes a handle; an elongate body member having a first end and a second end and at least one joint disposed therebetween dividing the body member into a plurality of segments including a first segment and a second segment, the first segment being connected to the handle and the second segment terminating in a tool head receiver; a member for pivoting the second segment relative to the first segment at the at least one joint between; a member for rotating the tool head receiver relative to the body member; and a member for rotating the body member relative to the handle.

Title
Articulated medical instrument
Application Number
8/337563
Publication Number
5549637
Application Date
November 10, 1994
Publication Date
August 27, 1996
Inventor
Lawrence Crainich
P.O. Box. 996 Ceda Rd., Charlestown, 03603
NH, US
Agent
Bachman & LaPointe P C
IPC
A61B 17/00
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